African Music


“Nkyinkyim” chosen one the BBC’s Tom Robinson’s Top Five of the week!

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  Hi I’m thrilled to let you know that following the love for my first single Damé-Damé, another track from my “Adinkra EP” has had some success.  This time my song “Nkyinkyim” was chosen as one of Tom Robinson’s top 5 favourite tracks of 189 submitted last week!  Huge thanks to Tom and also to […]

Adinkra EP Video

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I’m thrilled to share with you this video previewing some of the tracks on the “Adinkra EP”.  As usual do let me know what you think in the comments below. I hope you enjoy it! Adjoa x   Click here to download my music for free

Wishing a great week ahead

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Big thanks for all the love for my Adinkra EP.  It was great to get this feedback from a lovely lady who listened to the first single from the EP “Interesting to hear the ‘Twi’ language in a refreshing style and sound. Reminded me of if Morcheeba/Laura Mvula went to Ghana how their sounds might […]

Short video featuring “Nkyinkyim” from my “Adinkra EP”

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Huge thanks for all the love for my Adinkra EP! I’m thrilled to share with you a short video featuring the song “Nkyinkyim” from the EP. I sing it in English and the Ghanaian language Twi, and it’s from the Adinkra EP, part of my Adinkra album project. The project is based around the theme […]

Wishing you a great week ahead

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Hello Here’s a pic from a gig on the World Music Stage at Notting Hill Carnival performing songs from my Adinkra EP. It was phenomenal to perform there and brill to get a great response to the songs! Wishing you all the best for a great week ahead Adjoa x Click here to listen to […]

“Nkyinkyim” snippet from my “Adinkra EP”

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Hello Here’s a snippet of my song Nkyinkym from the “Adinkra” EP The track is sung in English and the Ghanaian language Twi.  The Adinkra EP and album project is based around the theme of the Adinkra symbols of the Akan people of my Ghanaian heritage.  Each symbol is a stylized geometric image expressing proverbs […]

Celebrating Hugh Masekela

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Yesterday would have been South Africa music legend Hugh Masekela’s 80th birthday. He returned to South Africa in 1990 after some 30 years in exile, after being banished from South Africa by the country’s apartheid government. He saw Nelson Mandela’s release from prison, and election as South Africa’s first black president, just a few years […]

One Of My Favourite Fela Tracks

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Hello Here is one of my favourite tracks from Fela Kuti, Water No Get Enemy.  It was one that I chose for my interview with DJ Debbie Golt on her brilliant Outerglobe show on my Adinkra EP release day.  We didn’t have enough to play all the tracks I brought, but it’s a stunning track […]

Damé Damé on Tom Robinson’s BBC Introducing Mixtape

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Thank you so much to Tom Robinson at BBC Music Introducing! it’ absolutely brilliant to have Damé Damé included in Tom’s favourites for the Mixtape show, the best new tracks handpicked by him this week. I’m giving the track away for free for a while. Click the link here to get a copy Truly appreciate the […]

Huge Thanks! Voted A Fresh Fave By BBC Tom Robinson’s Listeners

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  Hello Even more brilliant news! I’m thrilled to let you know my track Damé-Damé was voted a top 10 favourite out of the tracks Tom Robinson’s listeners voted for last week! Huge thanks from the heart to all, and for the write-up below “Tribal-Soul artist Adjoa is a highly accomplished artist, whose praises have […]

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